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New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday as host Philadelphia battles the New York Mets in baseball odds action.
Cliff Lee will take the mound for Philadelphia, and he'll carry a 1-0 record into the contest. Dillon Gee gets the ball for New York; he's 0-1 so far this season.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Phillies as -162 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 3-ranked Phillies and the National League No. 15-rated Mets in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 8-rated National League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Mets defense that ranks No. 5 in the National League at 3.3 in runs allowed per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.3 hits per game so far, less than Mets batters have averaged on the year (8.6 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 2 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.
New York won its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Phillies on April 8. Bettors who backed the Mets at +104 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Phillies, a 7-2 final on Monday in support of Matt Harvey at Citizens Bank Park.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mets at Phillies trends to consider:
NY Mets are 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Mets' last 13 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 13 of NY Mets' last 17 games when playing Philadelphia
NY Mets are 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 13 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Philadelphia's last 17 games when playing NY Mets
NY Mets at Philadelphia, Wednesday, April 10